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Howard Lee Carson

Howard Lee Carson, age 97, of Cullen passed away on Friday, April 26, 2013.

He is the husband of Marie M. Carson.  

Mr. Carson was a WWII veteran and served in Quartermaster Corp.  He was a big sports fan. Virginia Tech was his home team, and his favorite baseball teams were Oakland A’s and the St. Louis Cardinals. He was a farmer and milked dairy cows for 40 years. When he retired he spent his time tending a big garden and apple orchard.

Mr. Carson was dedicated to his church and held numerous positions throughout the years.  He was married to the love of his life, Marie, for over 65 years.

He is survived by his wife; three sons, William Howard (Jane), David Lee (Yvonne) and Roger Lewis (Debbie); two sisters, Margie Bowman and Joyce Locke; six grandchildren, Scott Carson, Susan Hamlette, Kathy Robinson, Ryan Carson, Becky Ryan and Jennifer Carson; seven great-grandchildren, Wyatt Robinson, Cameron Carson, Kate Robinson, Riley Carson, J. D. Carson, Alex Carson and Tristan Carson.

He was preceded in death by four brothers, Cecil Carson, Bob Carson, Mike Carson and Edd Carson; and one grandchild, Matthew Carson.

Mr. Carson was dedicated to his family, friends and was loved by his community. His family would like to give special thanks to all of his caregivers.

Family received friends Monday, April 29, 2013, at Madisonville Presbyterian Church from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. A funeral service followed at the church at 3 p.m. Interment was at Madisonville Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Madisonville Presbyterian Church, C/O Bryan Hamlette, 1358 County Line Road, Cullen, Va. 23934

Puckett Funeral Home is serving the family.